Create a cloud in a bottle for a memorable experience with students. Meets the 2nd Grade NGSS Properties and Structures of Matter. Clear directions help guide the teacher and students in learning about pressure and cloud creation. Hands-on and engaging.
Students will use the scientific method to answer the question:
Does the amount of pressure affect the formation of a cloud in a bottle?
This investigation journal is geared for 2nd and 3rd grade. It meets the 2nd Grade *Next Generation Science Standards: Properties and Structure of Matter.
The activity is hands on and students create a hypothesis, follow the procedures, record and graph data, and analyze their results. Students will enjoy the process of creating a cloud and gaining new understanding that a cloud is liquid water in the sky. Teachers will love its’ ease of use and watching students get excited about science. Students will gain a new understanding of the effects pressure and temperature have on the evaporation and condensation of water. This is great for homeschool families, camps, scout groups, and science fairs as well.
Included in this 17 page digital download:
*Correlation to the 2nd Grade *Next Generation Science Standards
*Teacher Tips and Further Exploration Ideas
*6 Page Investigation Journal with 2 data table pages to choose from. One with 1 trial the other with 2 trials.
Fizz Keepers (Easy to find on-line in science/education catalogs)
2 liter bottle
Matches (Teachers use)
This product is also available for 4th and 5th Grade.
Pressure and Cloud Creation: Experiment to Create a Cloud in a Bottle
You may also purchase them at a bundle discount.
Cloud Experiment Bundle: Create a Cloud in a Bottle with 2nd-5th Grade
I hope your students have a wonderful time exploring clouds. They will never look up at the sky the same way again.
Yours in Science,
by Kimberly Scott
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